Upgrade to the latest version of Malwarebytes for Windows v3

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We recommend you upgrade to the latest version of our products as they become available. Upgrades include new features, feature improvements, or fixes for known issues.


By default, Malwarebytes for Windows displays an Upgrade Available notification when a new version is ready for installation.  If you've received an Upgrade Available notification from Malwarebytes for Windows, click Install Now, and complete the install starting with step 6.



If you haven't received an upgrade notification, use Malwarebytes for Windows' settings to check for updates.


Check for version upgrades in Malwarebytes

  1. Open Malwarebytes for Windows.

  2. Click Settings, then click the Application tab.
    Image of the Application tab under Settings in Malwarebytes for Windows.

  3. Under the Application Updates section, click Install Application Updates.

  4. After you see Progress: Updates successfully downloaded, click OK to continue.
    If there are no updates available, click OK to exit.

  5. Click Yes to start the upgrade.

  1. When User Account Control appears, click Yes.

  2. Use the drop-down menu to select the setup language, then click OK.
    The setup language may default to the language set on your computer.

  3. Click Agree and Install.
    To choose a different install location, click Advanced Options 

  4. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation is complete, click Finish to exit Setup.


When Malwarebytes for Windows finishes upgrading, the application continues to run using your previous settings.


Still need help? Check out Uninstall and reinstall Malwarebytes for Windows with the Malwarebytes Support Tool.


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